Online Giving Gets Meals Delivered

Ryan Farmer is the Communications Manager at the St. Louis Area Foodbank Through online donation platforms, these days, you can support just about any cause imaginable without using cash. At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, we see this trend happening first hand. In fact, online giving through our website has increased by...

In Crisis, Mobile Phones to Deliver Humanitarian Aid

Sylvia Ross is the Senior Communications Officer at Mercy Corps. A technological revolution is underway to deliver humanitarian assistance to the world’s hungry and victims of natural and man-made disasters – one that employs existing mobile phones to deliver aid to people in crisis. Mercy Corps has been part of this...

Bringing Free Online Education to the World

Martijn van de Veen is General Manager for the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) The power and growth of e-learning cannot be underestimated. In the U.S. alone, distance learning is a growing trend with over 6 million students enrolled in online education, almost a third of total higher education enrolments in...

Financial Education is Key to Raising our Cashless Generation

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world” (Nelson Mandela) Considering youth as stakeholders in financial education and product development is paramount to shaping the future of a cashless generation.  Financial institutions have the opportunity to make a difference for youth, moving beyond just offering...

Teaming up With Mercy Corps on Financial Literacy in Myanmar

It's an exciting time for Myanmar. The Southeast Asian nation is undergoing rapid cultural and political shifts as it transitions to democracy. New market reforms are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to pull themselves out of the poverty that has gripped the country. But many people lack the skills needed to capitalize...